Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny? Plus, she’s always in trouble at work – her pre-school charges adore her, but their parents don’t always appreciate her unusual opinions and forthright manner.
Dr. Battista has other problems. After years out in the academic wilderness, he is on the verge of a breakthrough. His research could help millions. There’s only one problem: his brilliant young lab assistant, Pyotr, is about to be deported. And without Pyotr, all would be lost.
When Dr. Battista cooks up an outrageous plan that will enable Pyotr to stay in the country, he’s relying – as usual – on Kate to help him. Kate is furious: this time he’s really asking too much. But will she be able to resist the two men’s touchingly ludicrous campaign to bring her around?
I really tried with this book. I’ve picked it up and put it down SO many times, that now I just know I need to give it up. My biggest problem with this book is the fact that it’s in 3rd person. I’ve read books in 3rd person before, but this one just seemed to be EXTRA boring. I wanted to read this book because I am very interested in Taming of The Shrew, and Vinegar Girl is a modern take on Taming of The Shrew, so I thought, why the hell not?
I had to do a lot of skipping around to get to the juicy bits, and it seemed like there weren’t many. In my opinion she kind of stuck to her guns throughout the story only to have it all ruin in the end. If anybody knows me, they know that I do not like to see a strong woman, turn into a little weakling. This is the kind of book I know some people will like, and I could even understand why they would, but in the end, it just wasn’t for me. I didn’t love it, but I didn’t hate it either…Which isn’t a good thing in my book. I like to be passionate in my opinion, and this book just didn’t inspire any passion at all.
If you think you might be interested in this book, go ahead and try it out. If not, then that’s cool too.
*I received this book from Blogging For Books, for my honest opinion.